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High Speed Photography: National Geographic Lecture (C)

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Date made: 1965
Materials: B&W stock
Measurements: approximately 350 ft.

This silent black-and-white film shows a series of high-speed photography demonstrations assembled for a National Geographic Society lecture that Harold Edgerton delivered in 1965. Subjects include studio takes of moving fan blades, a cat drinking milk, tennis and golf actions, a football being kicked, hovering hummingbirds, an orange peel spray, swimming copepods, light-bulbs breaking, and milk-drops. These images are associated with the MGM film "Quicker `n a Wink". Run time = 00:10:57. (CC)


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